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Pattern Reviews> Textile Studio> 1105 (Brussels Skirt)

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Posted on:7/9/02 11:05 PM
Last Updated:6/16/03 0:51 AM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 3 people   
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Tonia Van Dyk said... (6/16/03 10:05 PM) Reply
You did a great job knocking off the Tulip Skirt. It looks great! I think I may need to copy your copy!
Rustybobn said... (6/16/03 12:44 PM) Reply
Love that! Thanks for the great idea! I enjoy this skirt pattern--there are about 5 hanging in my closet now. I see a Tulip skirt knockoff in my future!
said... (7/30/02 4:39 PM) Reply
Yes, Roberta, I like this skirt in knit also...I use my serger's cover stitch to hem it in that instance and it looks great. Good job on these mudcat!
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said... (7/28/02 6:47 PM) Reply
I've made this pattern at least four times from a variety of fabrics. I used a lightweight denim and topstitced the hem. It gave it a great casual look. I've also made it in a cotton knit with a topstitched 5/8" hem. The only time I've used a blindhem was with a rayon. This is the one pattern that my best friend,she is 5'7'' tall and I'm 4'11", find flattering to both of us.
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said... (7/13/02 11:27 AM) Reply
Michelle - you can use the stitch without the blindhem foot. I do it that way on purpose a lot of times. It takes practice - get some strips of different types of fabrics and you'll be a pro in no time! Big time saver!
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said... (7/10/02 1:56 AM) Reply
Michelle, I haven't tried my blindhem stitch. Since most of what I make is casual I tend to sew most of my hems by machine (with the thread showing) so it never occurs to me to use the blind hem. I'll have to try to remember to do that on the next rayon skirt.
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said... (7/10/02 0:27 AM) Reply
I've made four of these too and love the pattern. I have machine hemmed each one by using a topstitch across and it looks fine. I hate hemming by hand. Did you use your machine's blindhem stitch? I don't have a blindhem foot so have not do that yet.
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